# Relativistic simulations of rotational core collapse - II. Collapse dynamics and gravitational radiation

@article{Dimmelmeier2002RelativisticSO, title={Relativistic simulations of rotational core collapse - II. Collapse dynamics and gravitational radiation}, author={Harald Dimmelmeier and Jos{\'e} A. Font and E. R. Mueller}, journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics}, year={2002}, volume={393}, pages={523-542} }

We have performed hydrodynamic simulations of relativistic rotational supernova core collapse in axisymmetry and have computed the gravitational radiation emitted by such an event. The Einstein equations are formulated using the confor- mally flat metric approximation, and the corresponding hydrodynamic equations are written as a first-order flux-conservative hyperbolic system. Details of the methodology and of the numerical code have been given in an accompanying paper. We have simulated the…

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